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ONGOING EVENTS:

FARMER'S MARKETS; ONGOING ART EXHIBITS; WEEKLY MEETINGS:

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS MEETINGS:

Forrest County Board of Supervisors, 10 am, October 6.

Lamar County Board of Supervisors, 9 am, October 6, October 16.

Perry County Board of Supervisors, 10 am, October 6.

OCTOBER--Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 1 - 17, 11th Annual Flowers of Hope survival celebration, presented by The Pine Belt’s Breast Cancer Awareness Team (BCAT). The Library and Seraphim Studios in showcasing over 30 beautiful, hand crafted, stained glass panels at their 11th Annual Flowers of Hope survival celebration.  These panels will be on display from October 1, 2014 through October 17th at the Public Library of Hattiesburg, Petal and Forrest County. It is located at 329 Hardy Street in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.  For more information contact Cee Tatum with Seraphim Studios at 601-550-4137 or e-mail at dwt@seraphimglass.com; or, Michelle Williams FGH 601-288-8659, e-mail mwilliams@forrestgeneral.com. Info provided by www.PineBeltFoundation.org  For more information about The Greater PineBelt Community Foundation please call 601.583.6180, or visit www.PineBeltFoundation.org

October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 9 - 11, 7:30 pm, October 12 show at 2 pm, October 9 show, Preshow Talk at 6:30pm, USM's Dept. of Theater presents The Liar by Pierre Corneille (French, 1644) Translated and adapted by David Ives (2010). Will be performed at Tatum Theatre. Reserved Seats: $14 adults; $12 faculty, staff, seniors, military; $8 students.

October 9 - 11, 7 pm, October 12, 2 pm, Arsenic & Old Lace, presented by Just Over the Rainbow Theatre (JORT) at the Oak Grove Primary School Auditorium.

"Jezinky a bezinky MdB" by Jef Kratochvil - http://www.mdb.cz/galerie-4/?galerie=201. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0-cz via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.o/wiki/File:Jezinky_a_bezinky_MdB.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Jezinky_a_bezinky_MdB.jpg

"Jezinky a bezinky MdB" by Jef Kratochvil - http://www.mdb.cz/galerie-4/?galerie=201. Licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0-cz via Wikimedia Commons - http://commons.wikimedia.o/wiki/File:Jezinky_a_bezinky_MdB.jpg#mediaviewer/File:Jezinky_a_bezinky_MdB.jpg

October 9, 5:00 PM - 11:00 PM, Buffalo Soldiers Exhibit, African-American Military Museum, 305 E. Sixth St, Hattiesburg, MS. Experience life as a Buffalo Soldier in the West.

October 9, 12 noon, Fall Garden Fest, Speaker Rick Snyder

October 10, 5 pm - 9 pm,  Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 11, 8 am - 1 pm, Forrest/Lamar Heart Walk, at USM, go to forrestlamarheartwalk.org for more info.

October 11, 4 pm - 8 pm, Fall Art Walk in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

         OCTOBER 11-FALL ART WALK--BACTOBERFEST!!!!!

         OCTOBER 11-FALL ART WALK--BACTOBERFEST!!!!!

October 11, 4 pm - 8 pm, Part of Fall Art Walk--Bactoberfest. Cold beer and hot Bach--what could possibly be better? FestivalSouth® Chamber Players and The Meistersingers! Performance is free -- Beer Sampling Tickets on sale at the door! The Carter Building in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.

 

October 11, 6 pm, Horses 4 Heroes Trail Ride at Camp Shelby, Horses 4 Heroes will host the 1st Annual Trail Ride at Camp Shelby on October 11, 2014.  The Forrest County Multipurpose Center will be available for Overnight Layovers by providing RV site, Stalls and Shavings.  If you are planning on attending the Trail Ride and need a RV Hookup or Horse Stall, please reserve by calling 601-583-7500.  For more info on the Trail Ride please contact:  Jeannie Whaley @ 601-310-8401, Curtis Patrick @ 601-558-2865 or Vanessa Snodgrass @ 601-466-91534 or by email at CAMPSHELBYTRAILRIDE@YAHOO.COM.

October 11, 8 am - 1 pm, 2014 Forrest/Lamar Heart Walk, Held at the University of Southern Mississippi, College Drive, Hattiesburg. General Inquiries & Event Sponsorship Inquiries Heather Collins heather.p.collins@heart.org 228-604-5310

October 12, 3 pm, 2014-2015, Scholarship Pageant, presented by the Leaf Foundation, Saenger Theater in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.

October 16, A reception will be held on October 16th at the Library from 4:30- 6:00 PM.  T

October 16, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 16, 6-7 pm, A Candlelight Vigil in Support of Domestic Violence Awareness Month, at the Jackie D. Sherrill Community Center, come join for a time in remembrance of those lives lost to domestic violence, and to recognize survivors. 

Town Square Park, Historic Downtown Hattiesburg, Live at Five

Town Square Park, Historic Downtown Hattiesburg, Live at Five

October 17, 5 pm - 9 pm, Every Friday, All Month Long, Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 18, 10 am - 4 pm, October Fest New Augusta, Take Hwy 98W towards Mobile and follow the signs when you get to New Augusta! Great food, bluegrass, Arts & Crafts and a Chili cook off! For more info call Town of New Augusta, 601-964-3710.

October 19, 4 pm, Alice and Wonderland & Paquita (Presented by the South Mississippi Ballet Theatre), at the Saenger Theater. 

October 23, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 23, 7pm, Haunted, The Detective's Mystery Dinner and Half Shell Oyster House are hosting a 3 course dinner and a who-dun-it comedy. Admission is $49. Contact the Half Shell Oyster House for more details.

October 23, 12-2pm, 12th Annual YMCA/ Coca Cola Scholarship Golf Classic, at the Timberton Golf Club, there will be a $50,000 Hole-In-One event. For more details, contact 601-297-9463.

October 23, Governor's Job Fair, Lake Terrace Convention Center The Governor's Job Fair is a community sponsored, one day event that brings together a diverse group of employers actively looking for employees.
Each Job Fair is FREE to all job seekers and is open to anyone looking for a job. Employers are assembled to offer real job opportunities to those individuals looking for employment. The Job Fair is distinguished from career day in that job placement rather than career exploration is the main objective and expected outcome. overnor Job Fair events are sponsored by the Office of the Governor, the Mississippi Development Authority and the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. $195 table fee for employers, Free for prospective employees.

October 24, 7:30 pm, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Let's do the time warp again! with a jump to the left and a step to the right, the Rocky Horror tradition continues! Catchy songs and thrilling dance numbers come to life with audience participation. Tickets: $10 call 601-584-4888

 

 

October 24, 5 pm - 9 pm, Every Friday, All Month Long, Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 25, Starts at 10 am, Petal Fall Festival, Hinton Park, 119 W. Eighth Ave, Petal. The City of Petal presents a fun-filled day of food, arts and crafts and more! Families will be able to enjoy many events such as a children's village, an awesome car show and lots of entertainment.

                                     EAGLEPALOOZA

                                     EAGLEPALOOZA

October 25, Eaglepalooza. Headliner Swedish group Icona Pop. Since 2004, Eaglepalooza has been one of the highlights of student activities at The University of Southern Mississippi. This event, sponsored by the Student Government Association, is an annual free concert for not only students but also members of the Hattiesburg community.

October 24-31, 5:30-8 pm, ZooBoo, join the fun for safe, family trick-or-treating at the Hattiesburg Zoo for children of all ages. Trick or treat in a safe environment that decorated to the max and bursting with Halloween spirits! Admission is $8. For more information call 601-545-4576 or go to http://www.zoohattiesburg.com/

October 30, 11:30 am - 1 pm Every Thursday, All Month Long - October Brown Bag Concert Series in Fountain Park at City Hall. Sponsored by the Hattiesburg Area Arts Council.

October 30-31, 7:30 pm, Top Girls by Caryl Churchill (British, 1982), Presented by the USM's Department of Theater at the Hartwig Theatre. General Admission $8.

October 31, 5 pm - 9 pm, Every Friday, All Month Long, Every Friday, All Month Long,Live at Five, Town Square Park, Historic Hattiesburg Downtown Association

October 31, 4-6 pm, Booseum, at the African American Military History Museum. Admission is $2 for adults and $1 for children. There will be games, face painting, goodie bags, door prizes, Spooky Tour, costume contest, mummy contest, and more!

NOVEMBER

November 1, 4 ,5 at 7:30 pm, November 2* at 2:00 pm Top Girls by Caryl Churchill (British, 1982), Presented by the USM's Department of Theater at the Hartwig Theatre. General Admission $8. * Pre-show talk at 6:30 pm.

November 1, Fireside Chat, USO, African-American Military History Museum

November 9, 3 pm, City of Hattiesburg Concert Band, Conducted by Dr. Sherman Hong, who played professionally for the Joffrey Balley. City of Hattiesburg Concert Band has assembled talented musicians from all over the South to share their love of music with the community. Saenger Theater, Free.

November 11, Veteran's Open House, USO, African-American Military History Museum

November 14, Junior Auxiliary Charity Ball, Lake Terrace Convention Center

November 20-23, Thurs.-Sat. @ 7:30 pm, Sun. @ 2pm, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat Entertaining audiences for over 38 years with show-stopping performances. The Hattiesburg Civic Light Orchestra (HCLO), will stage their production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. The Biblical story of the "coat of many colors" comes to life on the Saenger stage!!! Lyrics by Tim Rice, music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Tickets: $15-$25, call 601.584.4888

November 22, Alcanzando almas para Cristo Concert, Lake Terrace Convention Center

November 29, Thanksgiving Enrichment, Hattiesburg Zoo

DECEMBER

December 2, Wesley Senior Circle, Lake Terrace Convention Center

December 3, Third Day Concert, Saenger Theater

December 6, Christmas Scrapbooking Workshop, USO, African-American Military History Museum

December 7-9, Extra Table Benefit Concert, Saenger Theater

December 9, Extra Table Christmas Concert, call 601-584-4888 for more information.

December 11, Christmas Open House, USO, African-American Military History Museum

December 13, 4 pm - 8 pm, Art Walk in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg.

December 22-23, 7:30 pm Holiday Movie Series. A Saenger tradition!!!  Enjoy classic holiday movies just like they did in 1929!!! The Saenger Theater will put on two child-friendly matinees and two evening shows to guarantee a fun night in Downtown for the grown-ups.

December 17-23, 26-28, 6-8 pm, ZooLights, Hattiesburg Zoo. The Zoo will magically illuminated for a Victorian journey in 3D. $10 per person. Featuring Polar Bear Express, animal encounters, "Holly Jolly" animal show, visits with Santa, cocoa and a lot more!!!

December 22-23, Christmas Camp, Hattiesburg Zoo, African-American Military History Museum